Entries for the 2014 Will Eisner Awards for the best comics and graphic novels published during 2013 are being accepted by Jackie Estrada, administrator of the Eisner Awards under Comic-Con International: San Diego. Deadline for submissions is Monday, March 17, 2014.
Guidelines for submissions, eligibility, criteria and other details about the process of submitting a title for consideration can be found on the Eisner Awards webpage. Titles to be included on the ballot for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards will be selected by an independent panel of judges. The ballot will be presented in April for voting online. The winners in each category will be announced at a gala ceremony in July during the San Diego Comic-con International.
This year’s independent panel of judges includes:
Kathy Bottarini, owner of Comic Book Box, in Rohnert Park, CA.
William H. Foster III, professor of English at Naugatuck Valley Community College, Connecticut.
Christian Lipski, comics reviewer and journalist.
Lee Oeth, member of the Board of Directors, Comic-Con International: San Diego.
Jenny Robb, curator and associate professor, Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at the Ohio State University.
James Romberger, fine artist and cartoonist who lives and works in Manhattan’s Lower East Side.